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Honolulu City Council Wants To Regulate Car-Sharing Companies Flickr: Kai Friis

Honolulu City Council Wants To Regulate Car-Sharing Companies

Complaints by annoyed neighbors about crowded parking spaces prompted the city to introduce a resolution.

Honolulu Mayor Gives The Go-Ahead To Remove ‘Stairway To Heaven’ Flickr

Honolulu Mayor Gives The Go-Ahead To Remove ‘Stairway To Heaven’

The City Council included $1 million for the project in its budget this year, but Mayor Rick Blangiardi had to agree to release the funds.

‘When We’re Full, We’re Full’: Oahu Homeless Shelters Struggle With High Demand Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

‘When We’re Full, We’re Full’: Oahu Homeless Shelters Struggle With High Demand

Shelters have reduced capacity and implemented Covid-19 vaccine or testing mandates to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

Here’s How Honolulu Plans To Spend $386 Million In Federal Covid Relief Funds Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Here’s How Honolulu Plans To Spend $386 Million In Federal Covid Relief Funds

The blueprint includes $15 million for expanded coronavirus testing and other services and $10 million for vaccine incentives.

Homeless Sweeps Or Sanitation Activities? Advocates Say There’s No Difference Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Homeless Sweeps Or Sanitation Activities? Advocates Say There’s No Difference

Honolulu’s mayor promised to end sweeps of homeless encampments, but his administration says it still needs to clear the “sidewalks, streets and parks.”

Ann Botticelli Wins Seat On The Honolulu Police Commission Screenshot/Civil Beat/2021

Ann Botticelli Wins Seat On The Honolulu Police Commission

It was Mayor Rick Blangiardi’s third attempt to fill the seventh seat on the oversight commission.

Honolulu Mulls Bill To Get Communities And Developers ‘On The Same Page’ Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat/2019

Honolulu Mulls Bill To Get Communities And Developers ‘On The Same Page’

Neighborhood frustrations over not getting advance notice about past projects prompted the measure.

Honolulu Mayor Says No Plans To Further Restrict Social Gatherings Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Honolulu Mayor Says No Plans To Further Restrict Social Gatherings

UPDATED: Mayor Rick Blangiardi said he will discuss the issue with Gov. David Ige on Friday, but he did not announce new limits on social gatherings.

The Problem With Honolulu’s Single-Use Plastic Ban At Restaurants Rafael Bergstrom

The Problem With Honolulu’s Single-Use Plastic Ban At Restaurants

Honolulu’s plastic reduction effort is eliminating fossil fuel waste, but also reflects the struggle to find a solution that’s both eco-friendly and convenient.